Paul is the Founder and CEO of Pepper Pike Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on delivering superior risk adjusted returns. As CEO, Paul directly oversees the firm’s strategic initiatives and its investment professionals, including the acquisitions, operations and construction management groups. Since 1998, Paul has been directly involved in the planning, construction, lease up and management of more than 25,000 apartment homes across the Midwest and Southeast, with a cumulative transactional value of over $1.5 billion. [Learn More…]
What’s the best way to build wealth at a time like today? We live in unprecedented times and changes are happening really fast. Will the old ways still work today? To find out more, we talk to Ken Van Liew, #1 International Bestselling Author of “Modern Wealth Building Formula”. Ken is a world-renowned authority on Real Estate investment and development and has completed more than $1.35 billion in development in New York City. Ken is also the Chairman of the Global Freedom Fund. [Learn More…]
First-time buyers need something that they can afford to move into. That’s what our guest, Brandon Cobb, focuses on. Brandon is the CEO of HGB Capital, and an expert real estate consultant and investor. He’s also been featured in REI Wealth Magazine and Forbes. In this week’s episode, Brandon shares methods of adapting to a constantly changing market, risk mitigation, and how to conduct due diligence as a passive investor. He also shares actionable advice on how real estate investing can create passive income. Tune in![Learn More…]
The problem is CEOs are very busy doing things that other people should be doing. Trey Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of Taylor Insurance Services, Managing Director of Trinity Blue Consulting and Founding Partner of Ascend Partners, talks to us about his book “A CEO Only Does Three Things”. Doing work where a CEO is not called to do takes psychological and emotional investment, if you do that too much, you end up burning energy that should’ve been better used on what really matters. Join us as Trey shares his insight about leadership, the three things that a CEO should focus on, The ideal CEO, and the difference between a good CEO and a great CEO. An episode you need to see, CEO or not![Learn More…]
Everybody talks about how to prepare for your financial future, but what about our financial present? Today’s guest, Chris Miles, after working as a traditional financial advisor and stock coach for several years, came to a stark realization that the financial advising industry was not showing anyone how to quickly and safely become financially prosperous today. In this episode, we learn from Chris how to be better prepared for your financial future by taking care of your financial present. Definitely an episode you shouldn’t miss![Learn More…]
This episode will change your view about managing your funds! Everyone dreams of being rich, and the desire for wealth is universal. But it’s challenging to stay on top once you’ve accumulated your wealth. Ryan Parson, a successful fund manager, created a concept called Virtual Family Office that assists wealthy families to manage their own fund. Ryan found a way to help wealthy investors keep in control of their portfolio. He created this service because he saw the need for having a personal assistant for those who can afford it. In this episode, we will highlight how the virtual family office nurtures trust by creating a global trusting environment for the wealthy families to learn about fund management. Come and join us on this astonishing episode![Learn More…]
We’ve got another high-level episode for you. When you first start a project, you aren’t thinking about cost inflation and increased interest rates. But as your building progresses, you might find that you’re facing these challenges. This is where Charles Dobens comes in. He will teach you how to keep your costs down and finish your project on budget. Charles Dobens is a multi-family investor and attorney where he helps clients find solutions for price inflation and cost interest rates. He also helps multi-family investors and owners capture greater profits from their rental properties and save more money on building projects. In this episode, Charles will share his decade-long successful experience of beating housing’s inflation tide by the use of various techniques. Watch the episode now![Learn More…]
Jeremy rolling into the show for the third time and he brings his usual high-level insight. This time it’s all about the current geopolitical landscape and its implications for the economy and our way of life. The ongoing tensions and the associated economic uncertainty are likely taking their toll on the market. While it’s tough to know exactly how things will play out, the energy markets are no doubt greatly impacted. The economic uncertainty is causing the turn of events globally and we don’t have any choice but to face this. In this episode, the challenges people need to face from employment to mortgages, to real estate and the wages of employees as well as the working environment are discussed deeply. Whether tensions rise or find resolutions, our best (and our only) choice is to adapt. Jeremy shares principles on how we can best go about this. Watch the episode now![Learn More…]
The third time’s the charm. The unique title of Chief Results Officer means they get things done, and three-peter guest Blaine Oelkers is all about that. But how does he do it? There simply isn’t enough time in the day. The 30-minute hour is a unique productivity hack that Blaine shares in this episode. It’s all about utilizing the PDF acronym; plan, delegate, and focus. While the process may seem obvious, there are deeper nuances behind the most productive day of the year. Find out in the episode what that day is and how to best utilize them. Better yet, how can we multiply these days? Time is such a valuable asset. Once used up, you can never get it back and you cannot put it in a bank. All the more important to budget it wisely. It can be said, that there is not a more important asset to manage. Learn to free up your time and fill it with the kind of life you love. Watch the episode now![Learn More…]
Fuquan Bilal says the best thing that ever happened to him was getting shot five times. This life event not only transformed his outlook on life but also changed the trajectory of his career. Since then, he has never taken anything for granted. This is the key in real estate because your deals are only as good as the connections you’ve created and in any part of life, relationships matter. Keep the investors happy and keep the tenants happy, but Fuquan likes to add on a third thing, keep the contractors happy too. Fuquan believes in approaching the community first and building strong bonds that ultimately strengthen any of your deals. Catch all his insights on life and business. Watch the episode now![Learn More...]
There is a market for people buying land in bulk and then turning around and selling each individual piece at a profit. It’s a fundamentally sound business because lands don’t depreciate, especially because land does not depreciate. Land assets actually appreciate over time, so the process is simple. Buy land in bulk and sell it at a higher price by adding improvements like roads and utilities. By creating subdivisions where there previously were none, Douglas Smith has built a successful business from this principle. His fund hit on such a solid and unique niche and we just had to have him on the show. As always, Big Mike dissects it all with his high-level breakdown. Watch the episode where he talks about buying land in bulk and a bit of coke to start it all.[Learn More...]
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Josh has his hands deep on a new real estate venture that is just hitting the app stores. He talks about the new platform Trelly, their geographic expansion, and the market demand for wholesale today. Speaking of the demand, Josh shares his insight on the future and current state of the housing market, which can always be summarized as: “it’s always supply and demand.” With household incomes starting to go up and interest rates expected to rise, the yield could be impacted. Does it all come down to affordability? What does this mean to institutional investors? Is there an equilibrium with the retail crowd? Does this all spell out another housing crisis? Don’t miss this valuable insight. Watch the whole episode![Learn More...]
140: The Importance of Risk Mitigation and Due Diligence in Successful Investing with Brandon Cobb
First-time buyers need something that they can afford to move into. That’s what our guest, Brandon Cobb, focuses on. Brandon is the CEO of HGB Capital, and an expert real estate consultant and investor. He’s also been featured in REI Wealth Magazine and Forbes.
In this week’s episode, Brandon shares methods of adapting to a constantly changing market, risk mitigation, and how to conduct due diligence as a passive investor. He also shares actionable advice on how real estate investing can create passive income. Tune in!
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EPISODE
00:42 – Guest Intro: Brandon Cobb
01:24 – Brandon’s Background
02:52 – Brandon’s current real estate ventures
04:55 – The average selling price of a single-family home for first-time home buyers
06:29 – How Brandon’s company is adapting to market changes
08:58 – Investing options with Brandon
09:50 – How do passive investors conduct due diligence?
16:04 – Risk mitigation with project timelines and deadlines
20:12 – Referral chains and other easier methods of due diligence
24:26 – www.hbgcapital.net
25:42 – Recommendations, the future of investing, and more on risk mitigation
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